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Apps for that....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Zawacki Oct 24, 2012. 1 Reply

Since I am a learning support teacher/special educator, I have been exploring iPads and iPhone apps as a means of assistive technology for students with disabilities. I have been searching for apps…Continue

Digital Disconnect: The Gap Between Students and Their Schools

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lenni D. Nedley Oct 27, 2012. 4 Replies

I found this report very interesting in light of recent developments in BYOT policies. This report is from 2002 and highlights how students were using the Internet at that time. Key findings suggest…Continue

Interdisciplinary Projects

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In what ways can technology be incorporated into classroom projects where multiple subject areas are being addressed? What is the best way to include a global component?Continue

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"Sasha,   I enjoyed  the video you posted about Multicultural Education.  It falls in line with our the class we are taking concurrently with Dr. Fennimore.  At CCAC, I am constantly writing about diversity of students and the…"
Nov 30, 2012
Sasha Reese and Scott Kinkoph are now friends
Nov 11, 2012
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Nov 8, 2012
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"Global Projects for Students with Disabilities: Building Understanding Through Real World Experience Nov 14 from 6-7pm http://ning.it/S0cHUS"
Nov 8, 2012
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Global Projects for Students with Disabilities: Building Understanding Through Real World Experience at Blackboard Collaborate

November 14, 2012 from 6pm to 7pm
How can students with disabilities benefit from emerging technologies and participation in global projects? This session will examine the universal design for learning model as a pedagogical framework for teaching students with disabilities. We will investigate how Web 2.0 technologies, virtual learning networks, and assistive technology such as iPads can aid in differentiating instruction for all students. Global projects can create situations where abstract concepts can become concrete,…See More
Nov 8, 2012
Nicole Olbrish liked Sasha Reese's discussion Apps for that....
Oct 27, 2012
Lenni D. Nedley replied to Sasha Reese's discussion Digital Disconnect: The Gap Between Students and Their Schools
"Sasha, School administrators do play a huge role in creating a digital presence in schools.  BYOT must be implemented correctly with a plan for students' first learning the role as digital citizens.  Once students' know the…"
Oct 27, 2012
Sasha Reese commented on Audra Mullner's blog post The use if IPADS in special education classrooms
"CEC actually has some information in their most current edition of Teaching Exceptional Children. Here is the link to it www.cec.sped.org/TEC/plus. I hope this helps a little!"
Oct 24, 2012
Chris Zawacki replied to Sasha Reese's discussion Apps for that....
"Hi Sasha:   When I teach about the Great Depression I have the students do a stock market project to learn about how stock works.  The students invest "$10,000" in stock in companies of their choice.  The students…"
Oct 24, 2012
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Apps for that....

Since I am a learning support teacher/special educator, I have been exploring iPads and iPhone apps as a means of assistive technology for students with disabilities. I have been searching for apps with specific goals in mind such as reading comprehension and fluency, written expression, mathematics, transition, etc. What apps would you use with your students?See More
Oct 23, 2012
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"Free online math practice from grades 1- high school http://tenmarks.com/"
Oct 23, 2012
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A group for those of us who teach fully online, hybrid, blended, or whatever term you want to use!
Oct 23, 2012
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"http://ning.it/QUyJYL Apple released the iPad mini today...I wonder what this might mean for schools with the creative 10 pack offer."
Oct 23, 2012
Rachelle Babcock replied to Sasha Reese's discussion Digital Disconnect: The Gap Between Students and Their Schools
"Sasha interesting article and great point, amazing how much technology has grown in 10 years however educators have not really grown with technology. I think the digital gap is a power struggle and we needs to realize that we can use social network…"
Oct 19, 2012
Sasha Reese replied to Sasha Reese's discussion Digital Disconnect: The Gap Between Students and Their Schools
"I understand your frustration. Often, I feel teachers fear that the incorporation of technology is going to change the traditional, age-old, way of teaching, which it will. However, the effective use of tech for instructional purposes and assessment…"
Oct 15, 2012

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Globalizing the Classroom

Posted on September 23, 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

I just began research for an article, which will tie together technology use, 21st century global classrooms and interdisciplinary studies. While media are endless, ways in which teachers can use them often are not. My aim is to shed some light on the how global projects can be used across content areas to engage students in authentic and meaningful learning experiences.

An additional component of global classrooms that will need addressed is the resistance of teachers to rise…

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At 8:42am on November 30, 2012, Tomi Waters said…

Sasha,

  I enjoyed  the video you posted about Multicultural Education.  It falls in line with our the class we are taking concurrently with Dr. Fennimore.  At CCAC, I am constantly writing about diversity of students and the issues related to it.  We also have more and more international students, which increases our diversity as a community college.

At 2:44am on October 11, 2012, David Petrick said…

Hello Sasha,

I reviewed Chris's link and the link is an excellent blog illustrating a social studies teacher using technology to make her lesson more meaningful to her students.  

At 6:19pm on October 9, 2012, Chris Zawacki said…

Hi Sasha:

I found a really informative blog on incorporating Twitter into the classroom.  Here is the link:  http://blog.web20classroom.org/

 

At 5:21pm on September 19, 2012, Chris Zawacki said…

Hi Sasha:

Congratulations on becoming a featured member!  Well deserved.

 
 
 

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